Lesson 2.4 Key Terms

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Andrew Kline PLTW

Accuracy

the quality of nearness to the truth or the true value

Consensus

agreement in the judgment or opinion reached by a group as a whole

Design Brief

A written plan that identifies a problem to be solved, its criteria, and its constraints. The design brief is used to encourage thinking of all aspects of a problem before attempting a solution.

Design Process

A systematic problem-solving strategy, with criteria and constraints, used to develop many possible solutions to solve a problem or satisfy human needs and wants and to winnow (narrow) down the possible solutions to one final choice.

Pneumatics

the branch of mechanics that deals with the mechanical properties of gases

Problem Statement

A part of a design brief that clearly and concisely identifies a client's or target consumer's problem, need, or want.

Design Statement

A part of design brief that challenges the designer, describes what a design solution should do without describing how to solve the problem, and identifies the degree to which the solution must be executed.

Solid Modeling

A type of 3D CAD modeling that represents the volume of an object, not just its lines and surfaces. This allows for analysis of the object's mass properties.

Targeting Consumer

Advertisers chose a focal point rather than the "mass market" for the marketing program and ad campaign. Ex- fast food targets young males.

assembly

the act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery)

constraints

restrictions; limits

designer

someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)

fluid power

Energy transmitted and controlled by means of a pressurized fluid, either liquid or gas. The term fluid power applies to both hydraulics and pneumatics.

purpose

what something is used for

component

an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up

decision matrix

A tool for systematically ranking alternatives according to a set of criteria.

hydraulics

Fluid power system that uses water, oil, or another liquid.

marketing

the commercial processes involved in promoting and selling and distributing a product or service

team

A coordinated group of people intentionally organized to work together to achieve a common goal.

assembly drawing

A drawing that shows the various parts of an item when assembled.

multiview drawings

Views of an object projected onto two or more orthographic planes.

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